1949 National Football League Draft

01/01/2005

December 21, 1948

Round. Last Name, First Name, Position, College, Selected Overall

Boston Yanks
1. Walker, Doak, B, SMU, 3
2. DeMoss, Bob, B, Purdue, 13
3. Colella, Phil, B, St. Bonaventure, 23
Chewning, Lynn, B, Hamp-Syd. [from ChiC], 30
4. Keeney, Huey, B, Rice, 33
5. Boyda, Mike, B, Washington & Lee, 44
6. Collins, Albin (Rip), B, LSU, 53
Tamburo, Sam, E, Penn State, [from Phi], 61
7. Wissman, Pete, C, St. Louis, 64
8. Rubish, Mike, E, North Carolina, 73
9. Craig, Bernie, T, Denver, 84
10. Geary, John, T, Wesleyan, 93
11. Mencotti, Edo, B, Detroit, 104
12. Maenhout, Mornane, E, St. John's (MN), 113
13. Dieckelman, Jim, E, Holy Cross, 124
14. Toscani, Ed, B, Dayton, 133
15. Ramacorti, George, G, Boston U., 144
16. Bruce, Jack, B, William & Mary, 153
17. Beson, Warren, C, Minnesota, 164
18. Gould, Albie, E, Boston College, 173
19. Reich, Bob, T, Colgate, 184
20. Gaul, Frank, T, Notre Dame, 193
21. Pierce, Sammy, B, Baylor, 204
22. Lail, Jim, B, Wake Forest, 213
23. Lanza, Nick, B, Rice, 224
24. Ponsalle, Joe, T, Trinity (CT), 233
25. Girolamo, Paul, B, Cornell, 244

Chicago Bears
1. Harris, Dick, C, Texas, 11
2. Grimes, Billy, B, Oklahoma State, 20
3. O'Quinn, Johnny (Red), E, Wake Forest, 31 F
4. Bendrick, Ben, B, Wisconsin, 39
5. Hoffman, John, B, Arkansas, 49
6. Krall, Jerry, B, Ohio State, 59 F
7. Jones, Wally (Wah-Wah), E, Kentucky, 69
8. Weatherly, Gerry (Bones), C, Rice, [from Det], 72
Wightkin, Bill, E, Notre Dame, 79 F
9. Tokarczyk, Dolph, G, Penn, 89
10. Malley, Lee, B, Vanderbilt, 99
11. Tiblier, Jerry, B, Mississippi, 109
12. Blanda, George, QB, Kentucky, 119
13. Taliaferro, George, B, Indiana, 129
14. Keily, Ernie, G, Texas-El Paso, 139 +
15. Faverty, Hal, G, Wisconsin, 149
16. Wahl, Al, T, Michigan, 159 +
17. Corbisiero, John, B, Middlebury, 169
18. Moran, Jim, B, John Carroll, 179
19. Mitten, Bob, G, North Carolina, 189
20. Heck, Bob, B, Pacific, 199
21. Duncan, Jim, E, Duke, 209
22. Bertuzzi, Dick, B, Kansas, 219
23. Kane, Harry, C, Pacific, 229 +
24. Smith, Bernie, T, Texas-El Paso, 239
25. Marczyk, Stan, T, North Carolina, 249

Chicago Cardinals
1. Fischer, Bill, G, Notre Dame, 10
2. McKissack, Dick, B, SMU, 21 +
3. Choice to Boston
4. Goldsberry, John, T, Indiana, 40
5. Wham, Tom, E, Furman, 50
6. Hanula, Bernie, T, Wake Forest, 60
7. Greathouse, Myrl, B, Oklahoma [from Det], 62
Cain, Jim, E, Alabama, 70
8. Brown, Joe E, B, Georgia Tech, 80
9. Herring, Hal, C, Auburn, 90
10. Hecker, Bob, B, Baldwin-Wallace, 100
11. Flowers, Stan, E, Redlands, 110
12. Stone, Billy, B, Bradley, 120
13. Todd, Bob, T, Louisville, 130
14. Klimek, Tony, E, Illinois, 140 F
15. McQuade, Bob, B, Xavier, 150
16. Murdock, Tom, B, Appalachian State, 160
17. Rupp, Eddie, B, Denison, 170
18. Halbert, Webb, B, Iowa, 180
19. Laun, Dean, E, lowa State, 190
20. Rowan, Earl, T, Hardin-Simmons, 200 +
21. Joslin, Leon, B, TCU, 210
22. Sprang, Bill, C, Purdue, 220
23. Cox, Bob, E, North Carolina, 230
24. Szymakowski, Stan, B, Lehigh, 240
25. Choice to NY Giants

Detroit Lions
1. Rauch, Johnny, QB, Georgia, 2
2. Panelli, John (Pep), B, Notre Dame, 12
3. Kusserow, Lou, B, Columbia, 22
4. Sullivan, Joe, B, Dartmouth, 32
5. Brodnax, George, E, Georgia Tech, 42
6. Meinert, Bob, B, Oklahoma State, 52
7. Choice to Chi. Cardinals
8. Choice to Chi. Bears
9. Drazenovich, Chuck, B, Penn State, 82 F
10. Davis, Bill, G, Duke, 92
11. Settembre, Ernie, T, Miami, 102
12. Boteler, Virgil, C, New Mexico , 112
13. Russas, Al, E, Tennessee, 122
14. Panter, Dale, T, Utah State, 132
15. Pifferini, Bob, C, San Jose State, 142
16. Merrill, Kimball, T, BYU, 152
17. Thigpen, Zealand, B, Vanderbilt, 162
18. Wehr, Bill, C, Denison, 172
19. Triplett, Wally, B, Penn State, 182
20. Romano, Joe, T, North Carolina, 192
21. Lininger, Jack, C, Ohio State, 202
22. Tobler, Gil, B, Utah, 212
23. Patterson, R.B., G, Mississippi State, 222
24. Clark, Oswald, E, Michigan, 232
25. Cowan, Les, E, McMurry, 242

Green Bay Packers
1. Heath, Stan, QB, Nevada-Reno, 5
2. Dworsky, Dan, C, Michigan, 15
3. Ferry, Lou, T, Villanova, 25
4. Summerhays, Bob, B, Utah, 34
5. Lewis, Glenn, B, Texas Tech, 43
6. Ethridge, Joe, T, SMU, 54
7. Choice to LA Rams
8. Orlich, Dan, E, Nevada-Reno, 74
9. Faunce, Everett, B, Minnesota, 83
10. Choice to LA Rams through Detroit
11. Larche, Harry, T, Arkansas State, 103
12. Steiner, Roy (Rebel), E, Alabama, 114
13. Mastrangeli, Al, C, Illinois, 123
14. Williams, Bobby, C, Texas Tech, 134
15. Cooper, Ken, G, Vanderbilt, 143
16. Remenar, Gene, T, West Virginia, 154
17. Devine, Paul, B, Heidelberg, 163
18. Lewis, Floyd, G, SMU, 174
19. Folsom, Bobby, E, SMU, 183
20. Cooney, Larry, B, Penn State, 194
21. Kranz, Ken, B, Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 203
22. Kordick, John, B, USC, 214
23. Kelly, Bill, E, Texas Tech, 223
24. Ford, Jimmy, B, Tulsa, 234
25. Lambright, Frank, G, Arkansas, 243

Los Angeles Rams
1. Thomason, Bobby, B, Virginia Military, 7
2. Sims, George, B, Baylor, 17
3. Winkler, Jim, T, Texas A&M, 27
4. Van Brocklin, Norm, QB, Oregon, 37
5. Howell, Earl (Dixie), B, Mississippi, 47
6. Reynolds, Charles, B, Texas Tech, 57
7. Williams, Jerry, B, Wash.St. [from GB], 63
Baker, Jon, G, California, 67
8. Waldrum, John, G, Sul Ross, 77
9. Smith, Johnny, E, Arizona, 87 +
10. Buksar, George, B, Purdue [from GB thru Det], 94
Minnich, Max, B, Bowling Green, 97
11. Cozad, Jim, T, Iowa, 107
12. Renna, Bill, C, Santa Clara, 117
13. Barry, Paul, B, Tulsa, 127
14. Carmichael, Ed, T, Oregon State, 137
15. Dodd, J.C., B, Sul Ross, 147
16. Morgan, Joe, G, Southern Mississippi, 157
17. Sheffield, Dick, E, Tulane, 167
18. Chollet, Hillary, B, Cornell, 177
19. Leonard, Joe, T, Virginia, 187
20. Eisenberg, Lloyd, T, Duke, 197
21. Teufel, George, B, Lock Haven, 207
22. Hamilton, Ed, E, Arkansas, 217
23. Kersulis, Walt, E, Illinois, 227 +
24. Klemenok, Fred, B, San Francisco, 237
25. Matthews, Clay, T, Georgia Tech, 247

New York Giants
1. Page, Paul, B, SMU, 4
2. DeRogatis, Al, T, Duke, 14
3. Olson, Bill, B, Columbia, 24
4. Kay, Bill, T, Iowa, 35
5. Cheek, J.D., G, Oklahoma State, 46
6. Gibron, Abe, G, Purdue, 55
7. LoVuolo, Frank, E, St. Bonaventure, 66
8. Salscheider, John, B, St. Thomas (MN), 75
9. Soboleski, Joe, G, Michigan, 86
10. Rossides, Gene, B, Columbia, 95
11. Hensley, Dick, E, Kentucky, 106
12. Sundheim, George, B, Northwestern, 115
13. Austin, Bill, T, Oregon State, 126
14. Adams, Norb, B, Purdue, 135
15. Pickelsimer, Ralph, C, Otterbein, 146
16. Morrical, Jerry, T, Indiana, 155
17. Teninga, Wally, B, Michigan, 166
18. Nutt, Dick, B, North Texas State, 175
19. McCall, Ken, B, Georgia, 186
20. O'Sullivan, Pat, C, Alabama, 195
21. Cate, A.D., G, North Texas State, 206
22. Fetzer, Tom, B, Wake Forest, 215
23. Fischer, Cletus, B, Nebraska, 226
24. McAuliffe, Don, B, Notre Dame, 235
25. Degyanski, Gene, E, Baldwin-Wallace, 246
Doran, Ralph, B, Iowa [from ChiC], 250

Philadelphia Eagles
BONUS CHOICE: Bednarik, Chuck, C, Penn, 1
1. Tripucka, Frank, QB, Notre Dame, 9
2. Burns, Frank, B, Rutgers, 19
3. Ziegler, Frank, B, Georgia Tech, 29
4. Panciera, Don, B, San Francisco, 41
5. Brennan, Terry, B, Notre Dame, 51
6. Huey, Warren, E, Michigan St., [from Was], 58
Choice to Boston
7. Gillespie, Frank, G, Clemson, 71
8. Dean, Bob, B, Cornell, 81
9. Jenkins, Jonathan, T, Dartmouth, 91
10. Lester, Roy, E, West Virginia, 101
11. Wilson, Bobby, B, Mississippi, 111
12. Armstrong, Dale, E, Dartmouth, 121
13. Button, Lyle, T, Illinois, 131 +
14. Lund, Bobby, B, Tennessee, 141
15. Copp, Carl, T, Vanderbilt, 151
16. Reno, Frank, E, West Virginia, 161
17. Skladany, Leo, E, Pittsburgh, 171
18. Strait, Russ, B, Muhlenberg, 181
19. Odom, Paul, G, Rollins, 191
20. Brinkman, Lloyd, B, Missouri, 201
21. Futrell, Lou, B, USC, 211
22. Kingry, Harvey, B, Colorado Mines, 221
23. Kalver, Hank T, Oklahoma City, 231
24. Leon, Fred, T, Nevada-Reno, 241
25. Schweder, John (Bull), G, Penn, 251

Pittsburgh Steelers
1. Gage, Bobby, B, Clemson, 6
2. Davis, Harper, B, Mississippi State, 16
3. Walsh, Bill, C, Notre Dame, 26
4. Geri, Joe, B, Georgia, 36
5. Long, Bill, E, Oklahoma State, 45
6. Brightwell, Doug, C, TCU, 56
7. Talarico, Bill, B, Penn, 65
8. Brown, George, G, TCU, 76
9. Brennan, Tom, T, Boston College, 85
10. Hood, Bob, E, Alabama, 96
11. Sanders, Al, C, Southern Mississippi, 105
12. Finks, Jim, B, Tulsa, 116
13. Walston, R.R., G, North Texas State, 125
14. Moon, Dave, B, SMU, 136
15. Sobczak, Ed, E, Michigan, 145
16. Snell, Denvard, T, Auburn, 156
17. Kissell, Veto, B, Holy Cross, 165
18. Shipman, Clint, T, East Texas State, 176
19. McBride, Jack, E, Rice, 185
20. Mann, Ben, G, Mississippi, 196
21. Jackura, Joe, C, Georgia, 205
22. Johnson, Lloyd, B, West Texas State, 216
23. Owens, Jim, E, Oklahoma, 225
24. Snowden, Ivan, T, Texas A&I, 236
25. Gaff, Bobby, B, Texas A&M, 245

Washington Redskins
1. Goode, Rob, B, Texas A&M, 8
2. Niemi, Laurie, T, Washington State, 18
3. Szafaryn, Len, T, North Carolina, 28
4. DeNoia, Mike, B, Scranton, 38
5. Berrang, Eddie, E, Villanova, 48
6. Choice to Philadelphia
7. Fritz, Chet, G, Missouri, 68
8. Kennedy, Bob, B, North Carolina, 78
9. McNeil, Ed, E, Michigan, 88
10. Vasicek, Vic, G, Texas, 98
11. Hobbs, Homer, G, Georgia, 108
12. Varner, Harry, T, Arizona, 118
13. Henke, Ed, T, USC, 128
14. Haggerty, Pat, E, William & Mary, 138
15. Frassetto, Gene, T, California, 148
16. Flowers, Dick, T, Alabama, 158
17. Pritchard, Ross, B, Arkansas, 168
18. Siegert, Herb, G, Illinois, 178
19. Hainlen, Bob, B, Colorado State, 188
20. Fletcher, Ollie, E, USC, 198
21. Hughes, Tommy, B, Duke, 208
22. Clements, Bill, E, UCLA, 218
23. Pattee, Frank, B, Kansas, 228
24. Cullom, Jim, G, California, 238 +
25. Sebek, Nick, B, Indiana, 248



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